Diego Maradona

Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free after World Cup debacle

​Diego Maradona wants to return to the position of Argentina coach, as Jorge Sampaoli faces pressure to resign following their World Cup travails

Half the game is lost off the pitch

The toxic debates that have dogged former titans demonstrate how national attitudes shape team performance

Maradona echoes approval for the arrests of Fifa’s ‘old bastards!’

From Diego Maradona’s delight to the denials of regional football bosses, Latin America has lapped up the unfolding Fifa corruption scandal.

Coach Maradona in spotlight as UAE season starts

A small corner of the UAE will grab the attention of the soccer world on Sunday night when Diego Maradona's Al Wasl launch their league campaign.

Maradona sues Chinese firms over online game

Argentine football icon Diego Maradona is suing two companies for using his name and image to promote an online game without his permission.

Maradona: I’m going after Grondona’s family

Maradona has told a newspaper he will take legal action against Argentine soccer boss Julio Grondona over perceived criticism of his drug problems.

Emotional Maradona lashes out at ‘treason’, ‘lies’

Diego Maradona has accused Argentina football chief Julio Grondona of lying in a bitter attack on the men he insists plotted his downfall.

‘Toughest day’ of Maradona’s life

He walked into the press conference with chin and nose in the air, but the dejection shrouding Diego Armando Maradona was palpable.

Maradona: Messi will play

Diego Maradona is making seven changes to his starting lineup for Argentina's match with Greece, but star Lionel Messi will play on Tuesday.

Will it be the samba or the tango?

<i>Mail & Guardian</i> hacks gaze into their crystal balls to place a few bets on the Soccer World Cup.

Higuain hat-trick gives Argentina victory

Gonzalo Higuain scored the first hat-trick of the World Cup as Argentina took a huge step towards the second round when they thrashed South Korea 4-1.

Messi torments Nigeria in Argentina win

World player of the year Lionel Messi lived up to his billing with a wonderful performance in Argentina's 1-0 win over Nigeria on Saturday evening.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders